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Navigating the future of dental hygiene

Yvonne Howell looks ahead to the new year, and explores what’s in store for the Irish Dental Hygienists Association. The Irish Dental Hygienists Association (IDHA) had another strong year in 2023. We hosted a successful annual conference in the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise, which had a strong hands-on programme.  We hope to ensure that … Continued

IDHA – back to the future!

Olivia Hanley looks ahead to the annual Irish Dental Hygienist Association (IDHA) conference and reveals what’s in store for attendees. As the summer comes to an end, the Irish Dental Hygienist’s Association (IDHA) committee is busy putting the final touches to its 2023 annual conference, sponsored by Haleon.  On 17 and 18 November, the IDHA … Continued

Yolande Keane wins national hygiene award

Yolande Keane from Eyre Square Dental in Galway was announced as the winner of this year’s Kin Dental Hygienist of the Year award at the Irish Dental Hygienists Association Annual Scientific Conference 2016 last month. Over the last few months, patients up and down the country have been nominating their hygienists for the chance to … Continued

Surprises for Kin Hygienist of the Year 2015

Featured image: Prize giving at IDHA conference in November last year Amanda Corrigan from Fermoy Dental Centre won the 2015 Kin Hygienist of the Year award last year – and delivered a healthy baby girl the same weekend. Amanda was announced as the winner at the Irish Dental Hygienists Association’s 2015 Annual Scientific Conference last … Continued